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Welcome to the Technology Page

 veronica rinehart technology director"Empowering our students to successfully transform our community" is our district's purpose.  My goal as Director of Technology is to provide the necessary training and equipment needed for our district to continue the 1:1 program at it's greatest potential.  In doing so, we will help fulfill our district's purpose. 

Our tech department is proud to be able to provide technology tools to enhance our students learning experience at Galion City Schools. In addition to maintaining our 1:1 program with Apple products, our tech department also supports Windows operating devices necessary for several course curriculums.  In addition, this year we are excited to introduce a new learning management system called Canvas that will take our 1:1 program to the next level.  

I take personal pride in making myself available to all students, staff and community members.  Please do not hesitate to contact me, so that I may address and questions or concerns you have related to our department. 

Veronica Rinehart - Director of Technology


Meet the Tech Staff

steven hammond tech director Mr. Steven Hammond

Mr. Hammond is a graduate of Northmor High School and has worked in the Galion Technology Department for 16 years.  He is the Director of IT and Systems and is an Apple Certified Technician. He and his wife Jessica, our band director, live in Galion with their two dogs, Gus and Morgan.   



GPS/GIS Acceptable Use Policy 

GMS/GHS Acceptable Use Policy

Staff Acceptable Use Policy


1:1 Policy 2017-18

Each new school year students and their parent/guardians will be required to read and sign the Acceptable Use Policy before a device is put in the students hands.

Each student is required to pay an annual usage premium.  

Grades K-2 - None

Grades 3-4 - $20.00

Grades 5-12 - $40.00

All students in grades 3-4 will have an iPad assigned to them for classroom use.

All students in grades 5-12 will receive an iPad and a bag that will be required to use for transporting their assigned iPad throughout the day and back and forth to school.   Students will be expected to keep these bags in good condition throughout their years at Galion schools. Replacement bags are available in the tech office for $20.00. 

All students in grades 3-12 are responsible for providing their own headphones/earbuds as necessary. 

Damages to devices or accessories caused by negligence or willful intent will be charged to the student at full cost of repair or replacement as deemed necessary by the technology staff. 


iPad Setup Walkthrough

iPad Walkthrough


 Ohio Learning Standards for Technology

Technology Standards


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